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1930 South Coast Hwy.

Suite 100

Oceanside, Ca


Phone: (760) 722-8200

Fax: (760) 722-8228





The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended to serve as legal advice. You should not act or fail to act based on the information on this website. This website contains general information only, and may not reflect recent changes to the law. All cases differ – please contact an attorney in your area to get legal advice as it pertains to your case. Attorney Joseph Battle Carnohan is licensed to practice law in the State of California.

Del Mar Lawyer Joseph B. Carnohan represents individuals, families, and current/former military members with a wide range of legal services involving family law matters and estate planning cases. With three decades of experience working with clients in Del Mar and throughout the San Diego area in California, Attorney Joseph Battle Carnohan can protect your rights and create solutions that are right for you.

We understand the stakes in these matters are enormously high. We work to addDel Mar Divorce Lawyer Joseph Carnohanress your needs and concerns. As a skilled family law attorney and estate planning lawyer, Mr. Carnohan pursues the best outcome in each unique situation. Our legal strategies in family law and estate planning are rooted in our deep understanding of the law, knowledge of the way these matters are handled by the courts and the different judges working with these cases.

Call Del Mar Attorney Joseph B. Carnohan at (760) 722-8200 and arrange for a complimentary telephone consultation. We offer guidance at every step of the process in family law and estate planning matters. We believe in delivering high-quality legal services, including open lines of communication regarding case status and the return of client inquiries in a timely manner.

Family Law Attorney Serving Clients in Del Mar, CA

Resolving issues in many types of family law cases, Attorney Joe Carnohan offers representation for the following matters:

Divorce Lawyer

Providing professional legal guidance and comprehensive solutions through both simple and complex divorce issues, Divorce Attorney Joseph Battle Carnohan delivers experienced counsel to help you make confident decisions in contested/uncontested divorce, high net worth divorce, domestic partnership dissolution, and mediated divorce.

Child Custody Lawyer

Our family law firm keeps the focus on the child in these matters. By providing sound legal counsel and resourceful solutions in child visitation matters, parenting plan challenges, parental relocation situations, Child Custody Attorney Carnohan creates effective resolutions in custody and visitation cases.

Child Support Lawyer

California’s family law court determines the level of child support needed for the welfare of the children. The state’s expectation is that each parent will contribute financially. Our Del Mar Child Support Attorney helps clients achieve the appropriate determination of support.

Paternity Lawyer

Whether you are establishing paternity in California or disputing a paternity action, our paternity attorney vigorously advocates for your interests. When the parentage of a child is contested, our Del Mar family law lawyer supports you throughout the process.

Post-Judgment Modification Lawyer

Because circumstances may change after the initial court order, it may be necessary to seek a modification of court orders. Whether one parent’s income changed, or the amount of time a parent spends with the child changes, the court may adjust the orders when a significant change is circumstances is shown. Post-Judgment Modifications Attorney Carnohan advocates in cases involving a modification of court orders for spousal support, child support, and child custody/visitation.

Spousal Support Lawyer

In divorce, it may be determined that one spouse needs ongoing financial assistance. In California, the court decides the amount of spousal support and the duration of payments. Spousal Support Attorney Joe Carnohan can help you gain the spousal support or maintenance payments you are seeking, or he can advocate for your best interests if you believe the amount you’ve been ordered to pay is unfair.

Step Parent Adoptions Lawyer

If you are looking to adopt your partner’s child, Step Parent Adoption Attorney Joseph B. Carnohan can help you through the formal step parent adoption process. Our firm also handles the process of contesting or defending a step parent adoption.

Support Enforcement Lawyer

Court-ordered child support must be maintained for the amount and duration of the orders. When payments are not made on time, Child Support Enforcement Attorney Carnohan handles the matters effectively to resolve delinquent child support issues.

Estate Planning Attorney | Planning for Your Legacy

Solana Beach Estate Planning Lawyer Joseph Carnohan

With extensive experience guiding clients through the estate planning process, Del Mar Estate Planning Lawyer Joe Carnohan can help you establish, review, and update wills, trusts, and other legal documents. In addition, he is also a trust administration attorney who assists estate trustees in executing a trust.

Contact Our Skilled Family Law Attorney

Our goal is to help you achieve a successful outcome in your family law and estate planning matter. We have three decades of experience in these areas and we offer experienced guidance at each step of the process. Contact The Law Offices of Joseph B. Carnohan at (760) 722-8200. Call or contact our firm online to arrange a complimentary consultation or reach out to us online.

Del Mar Family Law Lawyer and Estate Planning Lawyer Joe Carnohan can help ensure your family, finances, health, and assets are provided for. Contact us today!